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Hurricane Florence turns deadly as it pounds Carolinas

Roy Cooper said another person was killed in Lenoir County, reports WTVD . "We are totally prepared", Trump said at the White House. Florence was inching alo...


How Is Hurricane Florence Affecting You?

The track of Florence is unusual in that its track has been farther north over the Atlantic than any other hurricane to hit the Carolinas, making forecasting ...


Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1; still a unsafe storm

Florence's winds weakened as it drew closer to land, dropping from a peak of 140 miles per hour earlier in the week, and the hurricane was downgraded from a Cat...


NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space

Hurricane conditions are likely to hit the area around North Carolina's southern coast on Thursday night and Friday, but tropical storm conditions will arrive...


The Weather Channel’s green-screen hurricane simulation is terrifying

As of 2:00 pm (1800 GMT), maximum sustained winds had weakened to 75 miles per hour (120 kph) but the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Carolina resident...


Hurricane Florence: 1,000+ flights canceled and growing

As of 8:00 am (1200 GMT), it was packing sustained winds of 130 miles (210 kilometers) per hour, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. His mom...


Hurricane Florence evacuations expand, with 'disaster at doorstep'

Forecasters said Florence is expected to blow ashore late Thursday or early Friday, even as President Donald Trump has declared states of emergency for North ...


North Carolina coast feels Florence's first blast of wind, rain

Heavy rain, storm surge, damaging winds, rough surf and isolated tornadoes will be possible, especially in eastern North Carolina . Surges as high as 9-to-13 f...


Hurricane Florence Now Hovering Near Cape Fear

The storm surge, water pushed by a storm over land that would normally be dry, "overwhelmed" the town of New Bern at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent riv...


Hurricane Florence turns deadly

More than 12,000 people were in shelters in North Carolina and 400 in Virginia, where the forecast was less dire. Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hu...


Hurricane Florence brings flooding and blackouts

Elsewhere in the storm-ravaged state a man died plugging in a power cord, and a woman died from a heart attack after rescuers were unable to reach her home past...


Four storms swirling in Atlantic as Tropical Storm Joyce forms

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Power outages were reported across Puerto Rico Friday morning as Tropical Depression Isaac dropped rain across the US territory. A NOAA...


Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

The father sustained injuries and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for medical care. No other information was given. Screa...


More than 150,000 already without power in NC before Florence makes landfall

More than 1 million people had been ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia and thousands moved to emergency shelters, officials said. It...


First deaths reported from Hurricane Florence after Wilmington home collapses

More than 60 people, including many children and pets, were evacuated from a hotel in Jacksonville , North Carolina , after strong winds caused parts of the r...


Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears

Hurricane Force winds are likely to reach the Carolinas beginning Thursday, with tropical force winds expected to reach inland and last for a day. "This storm...


NHC downgrades Florence to still risky Category 3 hurricane

A hurricane warning - meaning hurricane conditions are expected within 36 hours - is in effect for a long stretch of the coast, from the Santee River in SC to D...


NASA shows incredible image of Hurricane Florence in 3D

Regarding the possibility of a storm surge , Jones said, "Everyone has to be on the lookout for that, however, the way our house sits, it's elevated". "To thos...


Hurricane Florence makes landfall in US North Carolina coast

Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet (3.4 meters) of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more tha...


Hurricane Florence Pummels NC Coast With Heavy Surf, Storm Surge

Hurricane Florence is a real, ongoing threat. The center said the threat of freshwater flooding will increase over the next several days. The National H...